Elderly couple burgled by four men

By Harriet Ernstsons Friday 01 February 2013 Updated: 01/02 16:50

AN ELDERLY woman was left with a head injury after burglars broke in and stole cash and jewellery.

The victim was in the kitchen of her home in Marsden Road, Smallwood, at around 1.30pm yesterday (Thursday) when she heard noises from the lounge.

She went to investigate and was confronted by four men who had kicked in the front door. Two pushed past her and went upstairs, pushing her down when she tried to follow them.

Her husband, a man in his 60s, was having a bath and tried to get out of the bathroom when he heard the commotion but the door was pulled closed by one of the offenders.

The others searched the room upstairs before they left, taking cash, Asian jewellery, bank cards and passports.

All four were white and aged 30 to 40.

An ambulance was called as a precaution as the women had sustained a minor head injury.

DC Claire Johnson said: "This was a terrifying incident for the couple, who were extremely shaken and distressed."

Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting incident number 329-S-310113, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Share This

Popular »

1 TV show tells story of Abbeydale murderer

2 Conman poses as PC to trick pensioner

3 Coldplay and Neil Young come back

4 Town centre attack not verified

5 Don't let STIs give you a fright

More news »

Gritters out as temperatures drop

GRITTERS will be out on the county's roads

Four men charged with murder at HMP Hewell

FOUR men have been charged with murdering a

Council tax on hold as police begin recruiting again

WEST Mercia Police will begin recruiting officers again

Five arrested on drug charges

FIVE people have been arrested after officers seized

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Director urges Bromsgrove to get behind Sporting in the FA ...

BROMSGROVE Sporting FC Director Phil Baker has issued a rallying ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Wellesbourne remembers Great War troops

THOSE who served in the First World War from Wellesbourne ...

Evesham Observer
Regal pay tribute to Alvin

HEARTFELT tributes have been paid to glam rock star Alvin ...